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Movie: Bars and Stripes Forever ( 1939 )
some canine prisoners attempt to make a break from prison.
Movie: Bars and Stripes ( 1931 )
Movie: Congo Jazz ( 1930 )
Bosko hunts in the jungle, but ends up playing music with the animals.
Movie: Confusions of a Nutzy Spy ( 1943 )
Porky and his bloodhound that has sneezing problems trying to track down a Nazi spy caricature in the form of a lynx. Their goal is to stop him from blowing up a critical railroad bridge.
Movie: The Four Musicians of Bremen ( 1922 )
Four animal musicians consisting of a Horse, Cat, Dog, & Rooster set out on their own quest to try to find some fame by playing their own music. Unfortunitly every where they go, trouble always occurs whether they are being chased by town folk, a sword fish, or being attacked by an army.
Movie: Newman Laugh-O-Grams ( 1921 )
A video of Walt Disney sitting at his desk, drawing the following pictures: Cleaning Up!!?, Kansas City Girls are Rolling Their Own Now, Take a Ride Over Kansas City Streets and Kansas City's Spring Clean-Up.
Movie: Little Red Riding Hood ( 1922 )
Mother is making donuts: She throws up a circle of dough, and a cat shoots a hole in it. Later, he fishes them out of the oil with a fishing line; he eats one, and loses all 9 lives. Mother puts together a basket for Red to take to granny. Red uses her cart, which is pushed by her little dog; the cart gets a flat tire, and she inflates a donut to replace it. A wolf (a human lothario) drives by in a flivver, and dashes off to grandma's house, where he finds a note saying she's gone to the movies. He shrinks his car and stashes it in his pocket, then waits for Red, who stopped to watch a dancing flower. Red arrives, and they go into the house, where he attempts to have his way with her. The dog rushes off and gets help from an airplane pilot, who uses a skyhook to remove the house and, ultimately, lift the wolf in his car and drop him in the lake.
Movie: Jack the Giant Killer ( 1922 )
Walt Disney's 7th and last retelling of an old British fairytale from the Laugh-O-Gram Studio. Jack is trying to impress Susie by showing her a story how he will win her heart.
Movie: Daffy Duck and the Dinosaur ( 1939 )
Millions and billions and trillions of years ago, Caspar Caveman and his pet dinosaur Fido come up against Daffy when they're out duck hunting.
Movie: Daffy - The Commando ( 1943 )
Commando Daffy Duck goes behind enemy lines and causes havoc for a Nazi German officer and his troops.
Movie: Alice's Wonderland ( 1923 )
Alice visits an animation studio, where the animators show her various scenes on their drawing boards. A few of them: a cat dancing to a cat band; a mouse poking at a (live) cat until it moves; a couple mice boxing, while the animators crowd around cheering and acting as corner-men. That night, she dreams of taking a train to cartoon-land, where a red carpet reception awaits. She appears in live action. They have a welcoming parade, with Alice riding on an elephant. The cartoons dance for her, and she dances for them. Meanwhile, the lions break out of the zoo. The lions chase her into a hollow tree, then into a cave and down a rabbit hole. Finally, she jumps off a cliff and awakes back in her bed.
Movie: Big-Hearted Bosko ( 1932 )
While ice-skating on a frozen pond, Bosko and his dog discover a baby abandoned in the snow.
Movie: The Arctic Giant ( 1942 )
Superman versus a thawed-out Tyrannosaurus.
Movie: Daffy's Southern Exposure ( 1942 )
It's the dead of winter, and Daffy Duck is starving. A fox and a weasel invite him into their cabin and feed him beans. But they have an ulterior motive--namely eating Daffy.
Movie: Foney Fables ( 1942 )
A series of fractured fairy tales vignettes.
Movie: The Dumb Patrol ( 1931 )
During the Great War, Bosko and a fearsome beast are in a dogfight. Bosko loses, but that's only the first battle.
Movie: Eatin' on the Cuff or The Moth Who Came to Dinner ( 1942 )
A live-action piano player relates the story of the Moth who, on his way to marry his Honey Bee, falls into the clutches of an amourous black widow spider, who at one point disguises herself as Veronica Lake in an attempt to snare her man, er, bug.
Movie: Two-Lip Time ( 1926 )
Felix chases a mouse onto a ship, gets seasick, and eventually finds himself in Holland. He flirts with a local Dutch girl and angers a local man who hits him in the head with a wooden shoe. He makes a deal with another man for a dish of milk in exchange for watering the man's plants, but Felix accidentally puts gin into the watering can and gets the plants drunk.
Movie: Boom Boom ( 1936 )
World War I, apparently. There is a series of quick blackout gags, including a soldier that throws the pin, is blown sky-high by the grenade, and is caught in a net by an ambulance driver; one soldier's encounters with very smart bullets; a machine gunner with the jitters. Porky leads a charge, but with no support from his company, he runs back and dives under Beans' bunk. After a quick chorus of "You're in the Army Now," a messenger pigeon drops in with news that General Hardtack is being held prisoner. They dash off in a motorcycle/sidecar, chased by another smart bullet, and arrive in the nick of time to dispatch the general's captors. They fly off in a plane and get shot down to end up together in the hospital.
Movie: Felix Doubles for Darwin ( 1924 )
A famished Felix reads an advertisement telling of a large reward for anyone that can give proof for the theory of evolution. He hurries to South Africa via Transatlantic Cable and interacts with the local animals. He angers a troop of monkeys by telling them why he's there (they're offended he would suggest they could be related to humans) and they chase him back through the cable to America.
Movie: Freddy the Freshman ( 1932 )
Freddy comes to a party and is a hit; he then goes on to be the star quarterback at the football game.
Movie: Fresh Hare ( 1942 )
In the Canadian North Woods, Bugs is wanted dead or alive and Elmer is out to bring him in.
Movie: Ups 'n Downs ( 1931 )
Bosko runs a hot dog stand at an amusement park; but he sneaks away to the racetrack to ride his mechanical horse.
Movie: Goopy Geer ( 1932 )
Goopy, a dog of no particular personality, but a crackerjack piano player, plays several songs on the stage of a nightclub. We spend a fair amount of time watching the patrons and staff of the nightclub.
Movie: Bosko's Holiday ( 1931 )
Bosko and Honey go on a picnic that ends badly.
Movie: Bosko's Dog Race ( 1932 )
Bosko enters his dog, Bruno, in a dog race.
Movie: Have You Got Any Castles? ( 1938 )
Another entry in the "books come alive" subgenre, with possibly more books coming alive than any other. We begin with some musical numbers, notably the various pages of Green Pastures all joining in on a song, The Thin Man entering The White House Cookbook and exiting much fatter, and The House of Seven (Clark) Gables singing backup to Old King Cole. The Three Musketeers break loose, become Three Men on a Horse, grab the Seven Keys to Baldpate, and set the Prisoner of Zenda free. They are soon chased by horsemen from The Charge of the Light Brigade and Under Two Flags and beset by the cannons of All Quiet on the Western Front. All this disturbs the sleep of Rip Van Winkle, who opens Hurricane so that everyone is (all together now) Gone with the Wind.
Movie: Gold Rush Daze ( 1939 )
A man stops for gas on his way to dig for gold. The man at the station tells him what it was like back in 1849 in San Francisco, which we see. A sucker is hauled off the street and sat down at a card game; he dashes off as soon as someone shouts "they found gold in the hills" but others stake claims before he can. He ends up chopping off a cliff, falling down, and landing in the hospital. The doctor gives him news of another gold strike and he rushes out to begin panning. After some more mining gags and a song, we see a montage of more failed gold strikes. Back to the present day, where the storyteller claims to have sworn off gold, until a rider passes through with news of another strike, when he trades the station for the car and sets out after the gold.
Movie: Ain't Nature Grand! ( 1931 )
Bosko fishes, and sings and dances with frogs. But two ladybugs use a wasp as an airplane, and a beehive and tree branch as a machine gun to drive him away.
Movie: Hold Anything ( 1930 )
Bosko is a construction worker who impresses Honey by making music from everything in sight, including a decapitated mouse, a typewriter and a goat filled with hot air.
Movie: Hollywood Capers ( 1935 )
Beans sneaks in to a Hollywood movie studio lot, where he gets into a heap of trouble.
Movie: I Love a Parade ( 1932 )
A circus parade, to the title tune. Next, a series of sideshow acts: the wild boy, the rubber man, siamese twin pigs, a tattooed man, a hula-dancing hippo, an Indian snake (or goat) charmer. Into the ring, we have a hippo riding a horse (much to the horse's dismay), a high-wire act (again, to the title song), and finally a lion tamer.
Movie: Notes to You ( 1941 )
Without success, Porky Pig constantly tries to silence an alley cat who has been disturbing his slumber by constantly singing loudly.
Movie: Hittin' the Trail for Hallelujah Land ( 1931 )
Piggy and Fluffy have adventures on a riverboat. And Uncle Tom is chased by skeletons promising to take him to Hallelujah Land.
Movie: Moonlight for Two ( 1932 )
Two courting hillbilly dogs go to the big barn dance.
Movie: Meet John Doughboy ( 1941 )
Porky introduces a newsreel of wartime spot gags, including a spoof of the RKO Pictures logo, and caricatures of Jack Benny and Rochester.
Movie: The Sheepish Wolf ( 1942 )
First appearance of Sam Sheepdog and Ralph Wolf.
Movie: Lady, Play Your Mandolin! ( 1931 )
Things are hopping at a certain Mexican café. And then Foxy walks in and the customers go really wild.
Movie: Bosko Shipwrecked! ( 1931 )
Bosko is shipwrecked on an island where he is chased by a lion and pursued by simian cannibals.
Movie: Who's Who in the Zoo ( 1942 )
A wacky travelogue takes us to the zoo, where Porky Pig is the keeper and goofy animals provide the basis for a series of black-out gags.
Movie: Joe Glow, the Firefly ( 1941 )
A firefly with a miner's lighted helmet explores a camper's tent and the various people-sized items that, from his perspective, are gigantic, then utters the cartoon's single line of dialog.
Movie: Krazy Kat - Bugologist ( 1916 )
While in the woods studying bugs, Krazy Kat and Ignatz Mouse encounter a sleeping bee and an angry elephant.
Movie: Krazy Kat and Ignatz Mouse at the Circus ( 1916 )
Krazy Kat and Ignatz Mouse go to the circus and end up harassing a lovely lady.
Movie: Krazy Kat Goes A-Wooing ( 1916 )
Krazy Kat, carrying his banjo, leaves home and flies his plane "Kazook" to the house of Ignatz Mouse, whom he loves. Outside Ignatz's window, Krazy starts his serenade. Meanwhile, Ignatz sneaks off to Kelly's Brick Yard and returns with a load of bricks, which he throws at the unsuspecting Krazy from behind. It's no news to Krazy when he's told he has the wrong house.
Movie: Bosko's Fox Hunt ( 1931 )
Bosko joins a wacky fox hunt. But if the hunt worries anyone, it isn't the fox.
Movie: I Wanna Be a Sailor ( 1937 )
A young parrot, against his mother's wishes, wants to become a mariner like his no-account father, runs away from home, and heads for the ocean with a young duck who wants to join him.
Movie: I Wish I Had Wings ( 1932 )
A baby hen sees a lot of food on the other side of the fence. To get to it, he has to scare away a scarecrow by using a kerosene lamp and burning its stuffing.
Movie: Jungle Jitters ( 1938 )
Starts out with a tribe of African cannibals imitating Native Americans. After this, they do the new Warner Bros. Looney Tunes theme "The Merry-Go-Round Broke Down." Then a sloppy stuttering salesman knocks on their doors, and they bring him in and put him in a pot of boiling water. The queen of the tribe wants to see the man. She falls in love with him. They get married, but when the salesman sees he has to kiss the bride, he decides he'd be better off being dinner for a tribe of hungry cannibals.
Movie: Inki and the Minah Bird ( 1943 )
In an African jungle strange enough to have a roaring butterfly, Inki the boy hunter, a lion with false teeth and a magical minah bird match wits.
Movie: Superman ( 1941 )
The Man of Steel fights a mad scientist who is destroying Metropolis with an energy cannon.
Movie: The Foghorn Leghorn ( 1948 )
Foghorn Leghorn tries indignantly to prove he is a chicken to Little Henry the Chicken Hawk who longs to prove himself.
Movie: Halloween Is Grinch Night (TV Short 1977) ( 1977 )
The evil Grinch who stole Christmas is back to steal Halloween! It's Grinch night and all over Whoville, a horrible storm has started which gives the Grinch a chance to have some fun. But he's soon foiled by a young boy who's on his way to the Uphamisim.
Movie: Taxi-Turvy ( 1954 )
Popeye and Bluto are taxi drivers; they are, of course, competing for fares - and Olive, in particular.
Movie: Ha! Ha! Ha! ( 1934 )
Betty Boop and Koko dabble in dentistry, complete with laughing gas.
Movie: Betty in Blunderland ( 1934 )
The White Rabbit materializes from a jigsaw puzzle and leads Betty Boop through the looking glass into Wonderland.
Movie: Electric Earthquake ( 1942 )
Superman versus a fanatical extortionist with an earthquake machine.
Movie: Boo Moon ( 1954 )
Casper emerges from a subway station, following a crowd of scared strangers. He encounters a man saying "see the wonders of the moon for ten cents," and offering a sight through a telescope. Casper scares the man away, then uses the telescope to see the moon. He then flies to the moon for a visit. Casper lands on the moon, disappointed to find no man on the moon. He lies down to nap, then tiny moon men emerge from holes. They capture Casper, like Lilliputians did to Gulliver, then place him in a cage on wheels, in which they tow him to the Ruler of the Moon, King Luna. The King addresses Casper as a monster, and treats him as an enemy. Casper playfully picks up King Luna, and the king has him placed in the royal dungeon. A dejected Casper is imprisoned. Then animated trees attack the city of the moon men. The moon men defend their fortified city with flaming missiles. The tree monsters fight back with water, then break through the town walls. When the fight seems lost to the tree monsters, Casper escapes his cage, and helps the moon men. Casper goes underground. The friendly ghost then pulls trees' parts through the moon surface and ties them together, immobilizing the trees. The frustrated trees writhe and strain against the knots Casper has tied. Casper and the moon men have won. Then, and only then, does King Luna embrace Casper as a friend. King Luna knights Casper for the valiant defense of his people. Then all the moon men join in singing the Casper theme song.
Movie: How to Hook Up Your Home Theater ( 2007 )
Goofy tries to set up his new home theater in time for the big game, with disastrous results.
Movie: Only Yesterday ( 1991 )
A twenty-seven-year-old office worker travels to the countryside while reminiscing about her childhood in Tokyo.
Movie: Cat City ( 1986 )
In the year 80 AMM (After Mickey Mouse) on planet X the crime-syndicated Cats try to erase the Mouse-population once and for all. A scientist of the mice, prof. Fushimishi seems to have found the weapon against the threat - so Intermouse calls it's best, but now retired agent - Nick Grabowsky - to get the plans. As a distraction for the Cats, they also send a second agent - Seargent Lazy Dick - for the mission.
Movie: Sinbad the Sailor ( 1935 )
Sinbad battles a band of pirates at sea and on a tropical isle. A giant bird rescues him, and he ends up back on his ship with the pirates' treasure.
Movie: Pluto's Christmas Tree ( 1952 )
The tree that Mickey and Pluto chop down to bring home for Christmas is the tree that Chip 'n Dale live in.
Movie: The Whalers ( 1938 )
Mickey, Donald, and Goofy are crewing a whaling ship. Their mishaps include Donald fighting off some hungry birds, Mickey and a bucket of water that keeps doing a boomerang impression, and Goofy firing the cannon and getting stuck high in the air, and ultimately inside a whale. And when he lands the whale well, let's just say they're gonna need a bigger boat...
Movie: Betty Boop and Little Jimmy ( 1936 )
Betty tries a regime of exercise, but her weight loss gets out of hand. She sings "Keep Your Girlish Figure."
Movie: Lonesome Ghosts ( 1937 )
Mickey, Donald and Goofy run the "Ajax Ghost Exterminators" agency. They receive a call from lonely and bored ghosts to come to their house where they are scared silly by the hilarious haunts and taunts of these spirited pranksters.
Movie: Santa's Surprise ( 1947 )
Five children from around the world follow Santa home on Christmas Eve, and decide to give him some extra help around the workshop.
Movie: Hawaiian Holiday ( 1937 )
Mickey, Donald, Goofy, and Pluto experience all that Hawaii has to offer. Donald tries hula dancing, Pluto explores the beach and Goofy takes up surfing.
Movie: Goof Troop Christmas (TV Short 1992) ( 1992 )
Goofy and Max celebrate Christmas.
Movie: Transformers: Zone ( 1990 )
Its a Transformer battle royale when a evil demon named Vullinjir recreates six Destron gestalts (Giant robots composed of smaller ones) and pits them against the Cybertron Micromasters along with Di Atlus and Sonic Bomber for the ultimate prize, the Zodiac, an ultimate power source.
Movie: The Eyes Have It ( 1945 )
Donald receives a mail order hypnosis kit complete with hypnotic goggles and decides to test it on Pluto. Using the goggles, he convinces Pluto he is a mouse, a turtle, and a chicken. Each "transformation" Pluto undergoes Donald finds extremely funny so he keeps at it until he notices chicken Pluto getting into a fight with a rooster. Donald helps Pluto win the fight by making him think he's a lion but, unfortunately, the goggles break and Donald is chased about by Pluto until he regains his senses after a fall.
Movie: Whoops! I'm a Cowboy ( 1937 )
Betty Boop's runt of a suitor thinks he'll have better luck if he takes cowboy lessons at a dude ranch; slapstick results.
Movie: I Tawt I Taw a Puddy Tat ( 2011 )
In this musical short Sylvester tries to eat tweety but this time they both sing throughout the entire film. the voices were recorded in 1950, 61 years before the release of this short.
Movie: Bad Ol' Putty Tat ( 1949 )
Sylvester the Cat makes every attempt to snatch or lure Tweety from his birdhouse.
Movie: All a Bir-r-r-d ( 1950 )
Sylvester Cat, Tweety Bird, and a bulldog are passengers on a train. Sylvester's attempts to catch Tweety are thwarted by the bulldog and a conscientious conductor.
Movie: Gift Wrapped ( 1952 )
Sylvester gets a rubber mouse for Christmas, but he much prefers Granny's gift: a new Tweety Bird.
Movie: Room and Bird ( 1951 )
Sylvester Cat and Tweety Bird are pets of tenants in the Spinsters Arms Hotel, where pets aren't allowed. As they try to keep out of sight of the landlord, Sylvester discovers Tweety and chases him in and out of the hotel rooms.
Movie: Tweet Tweet Tweety ( 1951 )
Sylvester Cat leaves a trailer in a National Forest Camping Ground to go bird hunting and discovers an egg in a nest. Sylvester decides to sit on the egg to hatch it, and when it hatches, out crawls Tweety Bird! Sylvester chases Tweety into a geyser and down a river in a boat toward a waterfall.
Movie: Mr. Bug Goes to Town ( 1941 )
The happy tranquility of Buggsville is shattered when the populace learns that a colossal skyscraper is to be built over their tiny town.
Movie: Matinee Mouse ( 1966 )
Tom is chasing Jerry through the back yard. Jerry escapes to a bird house. A bit more chasing. Jerry crashes into the wall. Both decide they've had enough, and wave the truce flag; they go to the movies of themselves, which is an excuse for another bargain clip show. The truce doesn't hold, and eventually the characters on screen stop and take notice.
Movie: Love Me, Love My Mouse ( 1966 )
Tom is wooing Toots; he presents her with a present - Jerry. But Toots would rather play mother to Jerry than eat him, much to Tom's annoyance.
Movie: The Year of the Mouse ( 1965 )
Jerry, with the help of a mouse friend, is lowered on a fishing line, abuses the sleeping Tom in various ways, and is yanked away before Tom sees him. First, he hits Tom with a fireplace shovel and plants it in Tom's hand; next, he puts a gun in Tom's hand and pulls the trigger; he puts a noose around Tom's neck; positions a ketchup-covered knife (complete with ketchup "wound"); and finally puts Tom into an archery bow. Tom finally gets his revenge, though.
Movie: Tom-ic Energy ( 1965 )
Essentially one long chase scene, in an urban setting; at the end, a dog joins in, to Jerry's annoyance.
Movie: Catty-Cornered ( 1966 )
Jerry's mouse hole connects two buildings, with Tom and another cat. Jerry decides the best survival is pitting the cats against each other, without their knowledge.
Movie: Bosko the Doughboy ( 1931 )
Bosko is a doughboy in the Great War.
Movie: Dox E. Dog ( 2010 )
Miniature Dachshund Dox E. Dog is lost on the streets of New York, befriending a group of other lost or stray dogs. While hanging out with a growing group of strays, he is smitten when he sees Ann E. Dog in Prospect Park, Brooklyn.
Movie: Buckaroo Bugs ( 1944 )
Bugs is the Masked Marauder, a carrot thief whom Brooklyn's Red Hot Ryder must try to bring to justice.
Movie: Buccaneer Bunny ( 1948 )
Pirate Yosemite Sam chases Bugs all over the ship to find out where the buried treasure is.
Movie: Assault and Peppered ( 1965 )
Daffy Duck and Speedy Gonzales wage war on each other.
Movie: Bad Day at Cat Rock ( 1965 )
Tom and Jerry are on a building construction site. Things explode, Tom loses his fur for a while, Jerry hides in a glove, Tom falls from a great height, and Tom has great trouble with a rock-and-girder see-saw.
Movie: Corn on the Cop ( 1965 )
On Halloween night policemen Daffy Duck and Porky Pig search for a robber disguised as Granny but end up tangling with the real Granny instead.
Movie: Haunted Mouse ( 1965 )
Jerry's uncle, a magician, comes to visit Jerry and torment Tom.
Movie: I'm Just Wild About Jerry ( 1965 )
After Tom gets pulverized by a downtown train, he ends up chasing Jerry throughout the toy section of a large department store.
Movie: Of Feline Bondage ( 1965 )
Tom chases Jerry around a pool hall. Jerry's fairy godmouse arrives, and Jerry tells the story; she gives him an invisibility potion. Jerry uses this to do some creative barbering on Tom, but when the potion wears off, Tom gets his revenge, and they both have a good laugh.
Movie: The Brothers Carry-Mouse-Off ( 1965 )
Tom tries a variety of tricks to trap Jerry, but winds up smashed into accordion shape, flattened like a doormat, squeezed into a fishbowl and trapped inside a female mouse costume.
Movie: The Cat's Me-Ouch ( 1965 )
Jerry orders a vicious dog from a catalog, but when it arrives, it's even smaller than Jerry. However, despite its size, it launches an impressive attack on Tom.
Movie: Big Buck Bunny ( 2008 )
A recently awoken enormous and utterly adorable fluffy rabbit is heartlessly harassed by a flying squirrel's gang of rodents who are determined to squash his happiness.
Movie: Awful Orphan ( 1949 )
Porky Pig's quiet life in his high-rise apartment building is rudely disrupted when an obnoxious mutt sneaks in and refuses to leave.
Movie: A Witch's Tangled Hare ( 1959 )
Shakespeare is all ears as Bugs battles Witch Hazel in Macbeth's castle.
Movie: Baby Butch ( 1954 )
An alley cat disguises himself as an abandoned baby in order to con his way inside the house of Tom and Jerry.
Movie: Baby Puss ( 1943 )
Tom is dressed up and treated like a baby by the little girl of the house, and he hates it aside from the bottle of milk, that is. Jerry brings in some alley cats, who tease Tom.
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